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Indian Village Moves Against Female Feticide

The dwindling number of girls in India due to gender-driven, illegal abortions has fueled deep social problems, including a lack of women for young men to marry. VOA visited Bibipur village in the country's worst-affected state, Haryana, where in an unusual initiative, the local council is battling to change the country's deep seated preference for sons.   An elderly couple in Bibipur had to “import” a wife for their son from the poor, distant state of Bihar. Their nephew, Ram...

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